Resource Center (BERC)
131 N. Midland Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 348-3500 ext. 3500
Fax: (845) 348-3559
Assistant Superintendent of Career & Administrative Services
Mary Shine, R.N.
LPN Program Coordinator
Classes begin each fall for Rockland BOCES’ 1,080-hour
Licensed Practical Nursing program.
Two enrollment options are offered: one-year/full-time days or two-year/part-time days. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Licensed Practical Nursing Licensure Examination given by the New York State Board of Nursing.
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Rockland BOCES has articulation agreements with Dominican College, Helene Fuld School of Nursing, Nyack College and Rockland Community College. The agreements allow BOCES graduates to take challenge exams to qualify for entry into the colleges’ RN programs.
Admission is competitive. Consideration is given to entrance exam results, interview, education and work history.
Classes are available to assist students in preparing for the entrance exam; for information, call (845) 348-3500.
Application Letter (PDF)
Application Process (PDF)
Transcript Request Form (PDF)
All classes run from September through June.
September to June
Mon. & Tues. Clinical Days, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wed., Thurs., & Fri. Lectures, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
September to June
First Year: Mon. , Tues., & Fri. Lectures, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Wed. Clinical, from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thurs.
Lecture, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Second Year: Mon., Tues., & Fri., Lectures, from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wed. Lecture, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thurs. Clinical, from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Pell Grants and direct loans are available to qualified applicants. A financial aid advisor will provide assistance with the application process. Applicants must have proof of U.S. citizenship or legal immigration status to be eligible for financial aid.
Tuition and Fees (PDF)
* No students have taken private loans
** Not available at this institution